|NY Mets vs Philadelphia MLB Free Parlay Bet - The second edition of the MLB Little League Classic will feature the New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies as the National League East rivals meet Sunday night in Williamsport, Pa. The contest wraps up. MyBookie Sportsbook currently have Phillies listed as -200 Moneyline Favorites. Live Odds Here...|
Saturday, March 31, 2018 Villanova Wildcats vs. Kansas Jayhawks NCAAB Final Four Score & Betting recap Sunday, April 01, 2018
by LVSB Team
Villanova 95, Kansas 79
When: 8:49 PM ET, Saturday, March 31, 2018
Where: Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas
Villanova grabbed a 95-79 win over Kansas on Saturday, behind a 24-point effort from Eric Paschall at Alamodome.
Villanova won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -5.0-point spread as favorites.
#1 Villanova Wildcats vs. #1 Kansas Jayhawks Scoring Stats
|#1 Villanova Wildcats||#1 Kansas Jayhawks|
|Scoring||Eric Paschall 24||Scoring||Devonte' Graham 23|
|Assists||Phil Booth 6||Assists||Devonte' Graham 3|
|Rebounds||Omari Spellman 13||Rebounds||Malik Newman 8|
#1 Villanova Wildcats vs. #1 Kansas Jayhawks Final Score & Betting Odds
|#1 Villanova Wildcats (31-8)||47||48||95|
|#1 Kansas Jayhawks (35-4)||32||47||79|
|814||#1 Villanova Wildcats (95)|
|813||#1 Kansas Jayhawks (79)|
|Live Odds: Sponsored by Bovada.lv|
|Looking for a betting site to wager on NBA Basketball Bet? BetOnline Sportsbook, has a solution for you, one of our recommended Sports Betting Sites and Get up to $2,500.|
SAN ANTONIO (AP) To sum things up, Villanova was feelin' it Saturday night.
Like every night that ends in ''Y'' for the Wildcats.
Like all these games where they walk away with a ''W'' and leave their opponents shaking their heads.
Villanova moved within a win of another title, sinking a Final Four-record 18 3-pointers, while cementing itself as the most-prolific 3-point-shooting team in college history in a 95-79 runaway over Kansas .
''Well, that was just one of those nights,'' Villanova coach Jay Wright said.
Normally the third or fourth option on a team full of shooters, junior wingman Eric Paschall led the barrage, going 4 for 5 from 3, 10 for 11 overall, and finishing with a career-high 24 points.
But the hoop was as wide as the Alamodome for pretty much everyone in a Wildcats jersey.
Seven `Nova players made 3s. Villanova tied the Final Four record for 3s in game with 3:45 left in the first half. The Wildcats shot 45 percent from 3 - 5 points higher than their season average, which ranked 15th in the nation this season.
Next up is Michigan, which will try to guard the perimeter Monday night when Villanova (35-5) goes for its second title in three seasons.
Good luck with that.
Nobody has had much success this season, and in what turned out to be an unexpectedly lopsided matchup between top seeds, Kansas (31-8) certainly didn't Saturday night. AP Player of the Year Jalen Brunson made three 3s and finished with 18 points. Omari Spellman made three, as well, in a 15-point, 13-rebound monster game.
''As good a team as I've played against that I can remember,'' Kansas coach Bill Self said. ''We got spread out on defense. The game plan went to crap. You get caught in between on defense, and it's the worst thing you can do.''
About a minute into the second half, Paschall drained a 3 for Villanova's 14th of the game, breaking a Final Four record first set by UNLV in 1987.
Much earlier, at about the 13-minute mark of the first half, Collin Gillespie spotted up and swished for `Nova's sixth 3 of the game, which gave it the NCAA record for 3s in a season, with 442.
VMI set that record in 2007. Very few remember that team, though, because even though the importance of the long shot has grown as the decades have passed, it's never been thought of as a guaranteed way to win consistently.
Wright's team is laying waste to that theory and, at times, making other teams look bad while doing it.
On Saturday, the typical Villanova possession involved working the ball down low on the wing, then a skip pass across the bottom of the paint, followed by one, two or three passes around the arc until somebody got open. It usually worked. Against both the Jayhawks' man defense and their zone. Most of `Nova's 18 makes barely skimmed the net.
''We knew they'd have to miss some pretty decent looks, but they got anything they wanted early, and they knocked everything down,'' Self said.
Villanova attempted 40 shots from 3, and only 25 from 2.
Gillespie's record-setter gave Villanova a 22-4 lead, and at that point, Kansas had as many turnovers as points and had taken as many timeouts as it had field goals.
Self did what he could, urging his 7-foot center, Udoka Azubuike, out of the paint and into the faces of this group of hybrid forward-guards, all of whom can shoot. The big fella couldn't get there.
The Jayhawks, back in the dome where they cut down the nets 10 years ago after their last title, made mini runs. But the deficit never got below double digits.
Devonte Graham, the senior guard who has been the glue in this Final Four season, led Kansas with 23 points. Malik Newman, who pushed his game into overdrive during the postseason, had 21. They combined to make 6 of 13 3-pointers themselves, but didn't get much help.
Much of that was credit to the Villanova defense. Wright and co. spent more time in the postgame talking about defense and rebounding than the shooting clinic they put on.
''If we didn't get stops, it was getting back to being a five- or six-point game,'' Wright said.
But they did.
And it didn't.
About the only drama in the second half was whether the Wildcats would top Loyola Marymount's NCAA Tournament record of 21 3-pointers in a game (against Michigan in 1990). Didn't happen, mainly because they didn't need it too.
But there's still Monday.
''They'll be hard for anyone to deal with,'' Self said, ''if they shoot the ball like that.''
Aengus Moorehead NCAA Basketball Predictions:
#1 Villanova Wildcats (95) vs #1 Kansas Jayhawks (79) Betting Results - Won
1 villanova wildcats - devonte graham - eric paschall - kansas jayhawks
|MLB Baseball Odds|
|NFL Football Odds|
|NCAA Football Odds|
|WNBA Basketball Odds|
|CFL Football Odds|
DAILY FANTASY SPORTS
LIVE MAJOR EVENT ODDS
- PGA Wyhdham Championship
- Djokovic vs Federer ATP Final
- Halep vs Bertens WTA Final
- 2018 WWE Summer Slam
- INDYCAR ABC Supply 500
- 2018 MTV Video Music Awards
- Woods & Mickelson $10M Match
- F1 Belgian Grand Prix
- Dota 2 The International
- UFC Fight Night 135 Odds
- UFC 229 McGregor vs Khabib
- Golovkin vs Canelo Odds
- Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury
- Boxing Matchups Odds
- Johnny Manziel Props
- Kawhi Leonard Props
- 2018 Breeders Cup Odds
- 2018 MTV Video Music Awards
- 2018 Emmy Awards
- 2020 US Election
This section demonstrates a complete, structured future odds that we offer at Las Vegas Sports Betting
- Men's US Open
- Women's US Open
- 2018 Travers Stakes Odds
- 2018 BIG3 Championship
- 2018 WNBA Championship
- 2018 World Series Odds
- 2018 Formula 1 Championship
- Monster Energy NASCAR Series
- MotoGP World Championship
- 2018 Grey Cup Odds
- 2019 PDC World Championship
- 2019 Rugby World Cup
- 2019 CFB Championship Odds
- 2019 Super Bowl LIII Odds
- 2019 Men's Championship
- 2019 Stanley Cup Odds
- 2019 NBA Championship
- Winter Olympics Beijing 2022
QUICK LINKS & TOOLS
- Today's Live Sports on TV
- 2018-19 NFL Teams Previews
- Liev Jackson Picks
- Aengus Moorehead Picks
- Free Daily Betting Picks
- 2 Team Parlay Picks
- 2 Team Teaser Picks
- Sweetheart Teaser Picks
- Parlay Calculator
- Sports Betting Rules
- Wagering Types
Site Map | Contact Us
US CITIZENS PLEASE NOTE: The information contained at this site is for news and entertainment purposes only. Any use of this information in violation of any federal, state or local law is prohibited.